|Exhibitions Assistance||Loan & Line of Credit|
Craft Ontario is a third-party recommender for the Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Program. The program provides individual artists with $500 to $2,000 to assist with the cost involved in producing, or taking part in, an upcoming exhibition.
As an OAC Exhibition Assistance program recommender, Craft Ontario accepts craft-related applications from across Ontario. Approved applications are reviewed by a committee and forwarded to the OAC once the grant recipients are chosen.
Craft Ontario's upcoming application submission deadlines are:
To access the application form, or to find out more information on other craft third-party recommending organizations, please visit the Ontario Arts Council’s website.
Tips to completing your application successfully:
To submit your application to Craft Ontario, all applications must be received through the OAC Nova application system:
This program is for arts professionals that find themselves in a position where change is essential. You may be a visual or craft-based artist undertaking a new community installation that requires a budget beyond your individual means, or you could be a maker taking a trip to another city to exhibit your work.
The Creative Arts Credit Union is a financial institution designed exclusively to meet creative practitioners needs.
Creative Arts can also structure a personal line of credit to help you meet your business goals.
Our Self-Promotion Loan is available as a line of credit — of $5,000 or more — for qualified borrowers. For members who want the discipline of a fixed repayment schedule, you can choose from levels of monthly payments to retire the drawn balance over a three-year term.
Apply online or phone 416. 642. 6749 or toll free: 877-643-3660